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Author McNamee, M. J. (Mike J.)

Title Sports, virtues and vices : morality plays / Mike McNamee.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  175 M232s 2008    ---  DUE 05-16-21
Description x, 236 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-231) and index.
Contents Ancient rituals and modern morality plays -- What is this thing called sport? -- Sports, persons and sportspersonship -- Sports as practices -- Sport and ethical development -- Codes of conduct and trustworthy coaches -- Racism, racist acts and courageous role models -- Hubris, humility and humiliation -- Schadenfreude : envy, justice and self-esteem -- Suffering in and for sport -- Doping : slippery slopes, pleonexia and shame -- Whose Prometheus? : transhumanism, biotechnology and the moral topography of sports medicine.
Subject Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Sports -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780415194082 (hbk.)
0415194083 (hbk.)
9780415194099 (pbk.)
0415194091 (pbk.)
9780203090107 (electronic file)
0203090101 (electronic file)
Standard No. NLGGC 309904099
NZ1 12133498
AU@ 000042460373

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